GIACOMO PUCCINI
   
  COMPACT DISC ONE  
   
 La boheme  
1 Act I: Questo 'Mar Rosso' mi ammollisce e assidera (Marcello, Rodolfo) 2:37
 Robert Merrill baritone
 Victoria de los Angeles soprano
 John Reardon baritone
 Giorgio Tozzi bass
 Fernando Corena bass
 Lucine Amara soprano
 Thomas Beecham
     
2 Act I: Aguzza l'ingegno (Rodolfo, Marcello, Colline) 3:11
 Giorgio Tozzi bass
 Victoria de los Angeles soprano
 John Reardon baritone
 Giorgio Tozzi bass
 Fernando Corena bass
 Lucine Amara soprano
 Thomas Beecham
     
3 Act I: Legna! … Sigari! (Rodolfo, Marcello, Colline, Schaunard) 3:42
 John Reardon baritone
 Victoria de los Angeles soprano
 John Reardon baritone
 Giorgio Tozzi bass
 Fernando Corena bass
 Lucine Amara soprano
 Thomas Beecham
     
4 Act I: Si puo? … Chi e la? (Benoit, Marcello, Schaunard, Colline, Rodolfo) 4:35
 Giorgio Tozzi bass
 Victoria de los Angeles soprano
 John Reardon baritone
 Giorgio Tozzi bass
 Fernando Corena bass
 Lucine Amara soprano
 Thomas Beecham
     
5 Act I: Al Quartiere Latin ci attende Momus (Schaunard, Marcello, Rodolfo, Colline) 2:10
 John Reardon baritone
 Victoria de los Angeles soprano
 John Reardon baritone
 Giorgio Tozzi bass
 Fernando Corena bass
 Lucine Amara soprano
 Thomas Beecham
     
6 Act I: Chi e la? (Rodolfo, Mimi) 2:35
 Jussi Bjorling tenor
 Victoria de los Angeles soprano
 John Reardon baritone
 Giorgio Tozzi bass
 Fernando Corena bass
 Lucine Amara soprano
 Thomas Beecham
     
7 Act I: Oh! sventata, sventata! (Mimi, Rodolfo) 1:44
 Jussi Bjorling tenor
 Victoria de los Angeles soprano
 John Reardon baritone
 Giorgio Tozzi bass
 Fernando Corena bass
 Lucine Amara soprano
 Thomas Beecham
     
8 Act I: Che gelida manina! (Rodolfo) 5:00
 Jussi Bjorling tenor
 Victoria de los Angeles soprano
 John Reardon baritone
 Giorgio Tozzi bass
 Fernando Corena bass
 Lucine Amara soprano
 Thomas Beecham
     
9 Act I: Si. Mi chiamano Mimi (Mimi, Rodolfo) 5:12
 Victoria de los Angeles soprano
 Victoria de los Angeles soprano
 John Reardon baritone
 Giorgio Tozzi bass
 Fernando Corena bass
 Lucine Amara soprano
 Thomas Beecham
     
10 Act I: Ehi! Rodolfo! (Schaunard, Colline, Marcello, Rodolfo, Mimi) 0:48
 John Reardon baritone
 Victoria de los Angeles soprano
 John Reardon baritone
 Giorgio Tozzi bass
 Fernando Corena bass
 Lucine Amara soprano
 Thomas Beecham
     
11 Act I: O soave fanciulla (Rodolfo, Marcello, Mimi) 4:09
 Victoria de los Angeles soprano
 Victoria de los Angeles soprano
 John Reardon baritone
 Giorgio Tozzi bass
 Fernando Corena bass
 Lucine Amara soprano
 Thomas Beecham
     
12 Act II: Aranci, datteri! (Chorus, Schaunard, Colline, Rodolfo, Mimì, Marcello) 2:59
 Jussi Bjorling tenor
 Victoria de los Angeles soprano
 John Reardon baritone
 Giorgio Tozzi bass
 Fernando Corena bass
 Lucine Amara soprano
 Thomas Beecham
     
13 Act II: Chi guardi? (Rodolfo, Colline, Mimi, Schaunard, Marcello, Chorus, Parpignol) 3:23
 Victoria de los Angeles soprano
 Victoria de los Angeles soprano
 John Reardon baritone
 Giorgio Tozzi bass
 Fernando Corena bass
 Lucine Amara soprano
 Thomas Beecham
     
14 Act II: Viva Parpignol! (Chorus, Marcello, Mimi, Schaunard, Colline, Rodolfo) 2:11
 John Reardon baritone
 Victoria de los Angeles soprano
 John Reardon baritone
 Giorgio Tozzi bass
 Fernando Corena bass
 Lucine Amara soprano
 Thomas Beecham
     
15 Act II: Oh! Musetta! (Rodolfo, Schaunard, Colline, Marcello, Chorus, Alcindoro, Musetta, Mimi) 3:17
 John Reardon baritone
 Victoria de los Angeles soprano
 John Reardon baritone
 Giorgio Tozzi bass
 Fernando Corena bass
 Lucine Amara soprano
 Thomas Beecham
     
16 Act II: Quando men' vo soletta (Musetta, Marcello, Alcindoro, Mimi, Rodolfo, Schaunard, Colline) 4:41
 Victoria de los Angeles soprano
 Victoria de los Angeles soprano
 John Reardon baritone
 Giorgio Tozzi bass
 Fernando Corena bass
 Lucine Amara soprano
 Thomas Beecham
     
17 Act II: Chi l'ha richiesto? (Colline, Schaunard, Rodolfo, Chorus, Marcello, Musetta, Mimi) 2:13
 Giorgio Tozzi bass
 Victoria de los Angeles soprano
 John Reardon baritone
 Giorgio Tozzi bass
 Fernando Corena bass
 Lucine Amara soprano
 Thomas Beecham
     
18 Act III: Ohe, la, le guardie! … Aprite! (Chorus, Customs Officer, Musetta) 3:41
 Thomas Powell baritone
 Victoria de los Angeles soprano
 John Reardon baritone
 Giorgio Tozzi bass
 Fernando Corena bass
 Lucine Amara soprano
 Thomas Beecham
     
19 Act III: Sa dirmi, scusi, qual'e l'osteria (Mimi, Sergeant, Customs Officer) 1:32
 Victoria de los Angeles soprano
 Victoria de los Angeles soprano
 John Reardon baritone
 Giorgio Tozzi bass
 Fernando Corena bass
 Lucine Amara soprano
 Thomas Beecham
     
20 Act III: Mimi! … Speravo di trovarvi qui (Marcello, Mimi) 5:05
 Robert Merrill baritone
 Victoria de los Angeles soprano
 John Reardon baritone
 Giorgio Tozzi bass
 Fernando Corena bass
 Lucine Amara soprano
 Thomas Beecham
     
21 Act III: Marcello. Finalmente. (Rodolfo, Marcello, Mimi) 1:22
 Victoria de los Angeles soprano
 Victoria de los Angeles soprano
 John Reardon baritone
 Giorgio Tozzi bass
 Fernando Corena bass
 Lucine Amara soprano
 Thomas Beecham
     
22 Act III: Mimi e una civetta (Rodolfo, Marcello) 1:28
 Robert Merrill baritone
 Victoria de los Angeles soprano
 John Reardon baritone
 Giorgio Tozzi bass
 Fernando Corena bass
 Lucine Amara soprano
 Thomas Beecham
     
23 Act III: Mimi e tanto malata! (Rodolfo, Marcello, Mimi) 3:19
 Victoria de los Angeles soprano
 Victoria de los Angeles soprano
 John Reardon baritone
 Giorgio Tozzi bass
 Fernando Corena bass
 Lucine Amara soprano
 Thomas Beecham
     
24 Act III: Addio … D'onde lieta usci al tuo grido d'amore (Mimi, Rodolfo) 3:17
 Jussi Bjorling tenor
 Victoria de los Angeles soprano
 John Reardon baritone
 Giorgio Tozzi bass
 Fernando Corena bass
 Lucine Amara soprano
 Thomas Beecham
     
25 Act III: Dunque e proprio finita? (Rodolfo, Mimi) 1:51
 Victoria de los Angeles soprano
 Victoria de los Angeles soprano
 John Reardon baritone
 Giorgio Tozzi bass
 Fernando Corena bass
 Lucine Amara soprano
 Thomas Beecham
     
26 Act III: Che facevi? Che dicevi? (Marcello, Musetta, Mimi, Rodolfo) 3:31
 Lucine Amara soprano
 Victoria de los Angeles soprano
 John Reardon baritone
 Giorgio Tozzi bass
 Fernando Corena bass
 Lucine Amara soprano
 Thomas Beecham
     
   
   
   
  COMPACT DISC TWO  
   
1 Act IV: In un coupe? (Marcello, Rodolfo) 1:28
 Robert Merrill baritone
 Victoria de los Angeles soprano
 John Reardon baritone
 Giorgio Tozzi bass
 Fernando Corena bass
 Lucine Amara soprano
 Thomas Beecham
     
2 Act IV: O Mimi, tu piu non torni (Rodolfo, Marcello) 2:59
 Robert Merrill baritone
 Victoria de los Angeles soprano
 John Reardon baritone
 Giorgio Tozzi bass
 Fernando Corena bass
 Lucine Amara soprano
 Thomas Beecham
     
3 Act IV: Che ora sia! … L'ora del pranzo (Rodolfo, Marcello, Schaunard, Colline) 2:20
 Robert Merrill baritone
 Victoria de los Angeles soprano
 John Reardon baritone
 Giorgio Tozzi bass
 Fernando Corena bass
 Lucine Amara soprano
 Thomas Beecham
     
4 Act IV: Gavotta … Minuetto … Pavanella (Colline, Marcello, Rodolfo, Schaunard) 1:43
 John Reardon baritone
 Victoria de los Angeles soprano
 John Reardon baritone
 Giorgio Tozzi bass
 Fernando Corena bass
 Lucine Amara soprano
 Thomas Beecham
     
5 Act IV: C'e Mimi … c’e Mimi (Musetta, Rodolfo, Schaunard, Mimi, Marcello) 3:24
 John Reardon baritone
 Victoria de los Angeles soprano
 John Reardon baritone
 Giorgio Tozzi bass
 Fernando Corena bass
 Lucine Amara soprano
 Thomas Beecham
     
6 Act IV: Ho tanto freddo. Se avessi un manicotto! (Mimi, Rodolfo, Musetta, Marcello, Schaunard) 3:01
 Victoria de los Angeles soprano
 Victoria de los Angeles soprano
 John Reardon baritone
 Giorgio Tozzi bass
 Fernando Corena bass
 Lucine Amara soprano
 Thomas Beecham
     
7 Act IV: Vecchia zimarra (Colline, Schaunard) 2:23
 John Reardon baritone
 Victoria de los Angeles soprano
 John Reardon baritone
 Giorgio Tozzi bass
 Fernando Corena bass
 Lucine Amara soprano
 Thomas Beecham
     
8 Act IV: Sono andati? Fingevo di dormire (Mimi, Rodolfo) 3:17
 Victoria de los Angeles soprano
 Victoria de los Angeles soprano
 John Reardon baritone
 Giorgio Tozzi bass
 Fernando Corena bass
 Lucine Amara soprano
 Thomas Beecham
     
9 Act IV: Mi chiamano Mimi … il perche non so (Mimi, Rodolfo, Schaunard) 3:20
 Victoria de los Angeles soprano
 Victoria de los Angeles soprano
 John Reardon baritone
 Giorgio Tozzi bass
 Fernando Corena bass
 Lucine Amara soprano
 Thomas Beecham
     
10 Act IV: Dorme? … Riposa (Musetta, Rodolfo, Marcello, Mimi, Schaunard, Colline) 4:56
 Robert Merrill baritone
 Victoria de los Angeles soprano
 John Reardon baritone
 Giorgio Tozzi bass
 Fernando Corena bass
 Lucine Amara soprano
 Thomas Beecham
     
 THOMAS BEECHAM
11  Sir Thomas Beecham speaks about La boheme 1:23
 Thomas Beecham voice
     
 GIACOMO PUCCINI
12 La boheme, Act III: D'onde lieta usci al tuo grido d'amore, 'Mimi's Farewell' 3:36
 Dora Labbette soprano
 Thomas Beecham
     
13 Act IV: In un coupe? (Marcello, Rodolfo) 1:29
 John Brownlee baritone
 Dora Labbette soprano
 John Brownlee baritone
 Stella Andreva soprano
 Robert Alva baritone
 Robert Easton bass
 Thomas Beecham
     
14 Act IV: O Mimi, tu piu non torni (Rodolfo, Marcello) 3:07
 John Brownlee baritone
 Dora Labbette soprano
 John Brownlee baritone
 Stella Andreva soprano
 Robert Alva baritone
 Robert Easton bass
 Thomas Beecham
     
15 Act IV: Che ora sia! … L'ora del pranzo (Rodolfo, Marcello, Schaunard, Colline) 2:24
 Robert Alva baritone
 Dora Labbette soprano
 John Brownlee baritone
 Stella Andreva soprano
 Robert Alva baritone
 Robert Easton bass
 Thomas Beecham
     
16 Act IV: Gavotta … Minuetto … Pavanella (Colline, Marcello, Rodolfo, Schaunard) 1:41
 Heddle Nash tenor
 Dora Labbette soprano
 John Brownlee baritone
 Stella Andreva soprano
 Robert Alva baritone
 Robert Easton bass
 Thomas Beecham
     
17 Act IV: C'e Mimi … c'e Mimi (Musetta, Rodolfo, Schaunard, Mimi, Marcello) 2:57
 Robert Alva baritone
 Dora Labbette soprano
 John Brownlee baritone
 Stella Andreva soprano
 Robert Alva baritone
 Robert Easton bass
 Thomas Beecham
     
18 Act IV: Ho tanto freddo. Se avessi un manicotto! (Mimi, Rodolfo, Musetta, Marcello, Schaunard) 2:35
 Stella Andreva soprano
 Dora Labbette soprano
 John Brownlee baritone
 Stella Andreva soprano
 Robert Alva baritone
 Robert Easton bass
 Thomas Beecham
     
19 Act IV: Vecchia zimarra (Colline, Schaunard) 2:20
 Robert Easton bass
 Dora Labbette soprano
 John Brownlee baritone
 Stella Andreva soprano
 Robert Alva baritone
 Robert Easton bass
 Thomas Beecham
     
20 Act IV: Sono andati? Fingevo di dormire (Mimi, Rodolfo) 3:02
 Heddle Nash tenor
 Dora Labbette soprano
 John Brownlee baritone
 Stella Andreva soprano
 Robert Alva baritone
 Robert Easton bass
 Thomas Beecham
     
21 Act IV: Mi chiamano Mimi … il perche non so (Mimi, Rodolfo, Schaunard) 3:15
 Heddle Nash tenor
 Dora Labbette soprano
 John Brownlee baritone
 Stella Andreva soprano
 Robert Alva baritone
 Robert Easton bass
 Thomas Beecham
     
22 Act IV: Dorme? … Riposa (Musetta, Rodolfo, Marcello, Mimi, Schaunard, Colline) 4:52
 Stella Andreva soprano
 Dora Labbette soprano
 John Brownlee baritone
 Stella Andreva soprano
 Robert Alva baritone
 Robert Easton bass
 Thomas Beecham